Exclusive: The 3 candidates for BDA Chair answer our questions in their BSL videos

Posted on July 30, 2014



Recently, we posted an article telling our readers in brief about the three candidates for BDA Chair – Agnes Dyab, Terry Riley and Sylvia Simmonds.

Prompted by a comment from Linda Richards on that article, we decided to ask the candidates to answer five questions in BSL so that the BDA members can compare their responses before they make their choice (the deadline for votes to arrive is August 6th).

The five questions are:

1. What do you think the BDA currently does well?

2. What do you think the BDA needs to improve on?

3. What are your priorities for the BSL community?

4. What partnerships would you look to establish?

5. How will your past experience help the BDA if you become Chair?

The three videos detailing their responses are below.

Let us know what you think in the comment box below – and if you’d rather comment in BSL, simply make a YouTube video then paste the URL into the comment box!

Agnes Dyab

Terry Riley

You can read a transcript of Terry’s answers at this link: http://limpingchicken.com/2014/07/30/transcript-bda-chair-responses/

Sylvia Simmonds

You can read a transcript of Sylvia’s answers at this link: http://limpingchicken.com/2014/07/30/transcript-bda-chair-responses/

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